SYLACAUGA, Ala. – “Nemak’s Children’s Poster Contest” was announced in early March in area elementary schools for the Eleventh Annual Magic of Marble Festival with two categories of competition: grades K-2 and grades 3-5. Entry was open to all students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade. All works had to be original artwork of the student.
On Tuesday, area schools were notified of the winners. Posters were judged on creativity, originality, neatness, overall appearance, and relevance to the theme – “The Magic of Marble.” Awards were given in each category with first place receiving $25, second place receiving $15, and third place receiving $10. The classroom teacher with the most participants at each school received $50.
The winning posters will be on display in B.B. Comer Memorial Library during the Marble Festival from April 2-13. Library hours are 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. daily. For further information, contact B.B. Comer Memorial Library at 256-249-0961 or by email at [email protected]